Former NFL linebacker, UNC football coach visits Pender Co. school


PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County elementary school got a special visit from a former NFL player and former UNC head football coach this week.

Pender County Schools posted pictures from the visit at South Topsail Elementary School.

Former Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker and UNC Head Football Coach John Bunting visited South Topsail Elementary Tuesday to speak with Mrs. Curry and Ms. Mizell’s classes about performing their best in the classroom, on the field, and in everything they do.

The post also said Bunting encouraged the students to reach for their dreams while showing respect to everyone. He even showed the kids his Super Bowl ring that he won as the Defensive Coach for the Saint Louis Rams.

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